Culture  /  Published 26.09.21

Shop where you stop

Pingla is a village of patachitra artists in East Midnapore. Traditionally, they were storytellers who sang tales of Radha-Krishna, of how the fish wed, of Ma Manasa and Devi Durga — fables they...
By Paromita Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.09.21

Brush strokes bring monsoon magic in twin towns alive on canvas

In love with rains Rainy season is so special to me because it comes after the hot, blistering summer. So it brings relief to the burning earth scorched in the summer heat. The temperature remains pl...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 19.09.21

Tagore’s painting up for rare UK auction

An untitled Tagore painting of a “couple”, from the 1930s, is to be auctioned by Christie’s on September 22, with a price estimate of between $120,000 and $180,000 (Rs 88 lakh-Rs 1.3...
By Amit Roy in London

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.21

DIGEST: Patriotic themed painting competition

Hazaribagh: A 54-year-old police jawan died under mysterious circumstances at Hazaribagh police line with police claiming that accidental firing from his own Insas rifle claimed his life. Rajkumar Ma...
By Our Bureau

Arts  /  Published 14.07.21

Amrita Sher-Gil's art sells for Rs 37.8 cr

Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil's In the Ladies' Enclosure became the second most expensive Indian work of art sold globally, after fetching a whopping Rs 37.8 crore at Saffronart's recent S...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Arts  /  Published 11.02.21

Light, shadows and memories

“Prashant’s work is beautiful and focuses on the simple life but there is something dark about it too,” said Sarkar. Almost all of Patil’s work being showcased at CIMA for a m...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Life in lockdown, drawn by children

Unlike previous years, the canvas shifted from wall to paper because of the pandemic. “In previous years we provided a wall to the students, on which they painted in a group. But this time, bec...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 16.01.21

Kept going

The original founders have gone, but the commitment to keeping Calcutta Painters running since 1964 has made it possible to host its 56th Annual, online this time, with 14 members. Amal Chakladar comb...
By Rita Datta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Through the stained glass, vividly

Seated in the drawing room of her Auckland Square apartment, Katayun Saklat, painter and stained glass artist, though not necessarily in that order, speaks about her exceptional life and her art, as a...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 16.12.20

Museums without borders

What are the immediate plans post-launch of MAP? Our plan now is to essentially create a roadmap to the opening of the physical space which we are planning for the latter half of 2021. We are collabo...
By Shrestha Saha


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